Published in Legalwise News, Thursday, July 5, 2018 Auckland barrister Tony Beach, who has almost 20 years? experience in criminal law, discusses how changes to the Land Transport Act introduced mandatory Alcohol Interlock Devices, for certain defendants, on July 1. Tony Beach Changes to the Land Transport Act 1998 From 1st July 2018, an Alcohol…

Watchdog to ensure no torture taking place in prisons, lawyer says Author Natasha Jojoa Burling, AAP, Section Crime, Publish Date Saturday, 8 October 2016, 12:09PM An old entrance to the Mt Eden prison in Auckland (Getty Images) The Department of Corrections will be under greater scrutiny to ensure that no prisoners are being tortured, a…

UPDATED 5.40pm: MP Chester Borrows has been charged over injuring two women with a car during a Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) protest. http://www.newstalkzb.co.nz/news/politics/mp-chester-borrows-charged-over-tpp-protest-driving/ LISTEN ABOVE: Expert in traffic law, barrister Tony Beach talks to Larry Williams The Whanganui National MP and Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives told NZME he would defend the charge…

https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/new-zealand/2015/07/mt-eden-prison-guards-understaffed-afraid.html By Kim Vinnell There are fresh revelations private prison operator Serco went out of its way to make sure its squeaky clean record stayed that way. In Mt Eden prison where inmates are king, are guards who say they’re understaffed and afraid. “It’s about time we all spoke out and say what it’s actually…

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